Greek Tragedy

24 lectures on Greek Tragedy by Dr. Elizabeth Vandiver, Professor of Classics and Clement Biddle Penrose Professor of Latin at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. Professor Vandiver has designed these lectures to give a full overview of Greek tragedy, both in its original setting and as a lasting contribution to the artistic exploration of the human condition.

These lectures are from The Great Courses

01-Tragedy-Defined.

02-Democracy-Culture-and-Tragedy.
03-Roots-of-a-Genre.
04-Production-and-Stagecraft.
05-Aeschylus-Creator-of-an-Art-Form.
06-The-Oresteia-Mythic-Background.
07-The-Oresteia-Agamemnon
08-The-Oresteia-Libation-Bearers-and-Eumenides.
09-A-Master-of-Spectacle.
10-The-Three-Electras.
11-The-Sophoclean-Hero.
12-Antigone-and-Creon.
13-Oedipus-the-King-I
14-Oedipus-the-King-II
15-Two-Tragedians-One-Hero.
16-Greek-Husband-Foreign-Wife.
17-Phaedra-Hippolytus-and-Aphrodites-Wrath.
18-Euripides-on-War-and-Women.
19-Euripides-the-Anti-Tragedian.
20-The-Last-Plays-of-Euripides.
21-Euripides-and-the-Gods.
22-The-Last-Plays-of-Sophocles.
23-Other-Tragedians-and-a-Comedian.
24-The-Tragic-Legacy.

 

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